Kevin Wang

Thorin Oakenshield is the mixture of an epic hero and a tragic hero. He came from a noble birth and is treated with respect due to his bravery and leadership, but he also is cursed by his lust for the Arkenstone, and that fatal flaw clouds his judgment and perhaps leads to his death.  On Read more…

NATHAN LUU

THE CRYSTAL QUEST – OR WAS IT GOLD? Back in 1910 there was a mineshaft with 15,000 dollars’ worth of crystals and gold. There were two boys named Dan and Bob from Johnston, Rhode Island. When they heard of this they immediately went straight to ask their moms, but unfortunately the mine was in California Read more…

MICHAEL DONG

Winner of the Scholastic Silver Key in Flash Fiction, 2020 The Sorrows of Marcel The condition had now plagued Marcel for months. His once strong shoulders, keen insight, and rough arms were going with a cough. His lymph nodes would start swelling, and his varicose ulcer would start itching. Community leaders had congratulated his successes, Read more…

SIMON LIM

Ace Hunt: Boy Thief Chapter One Ace Hunt walked toward the large museum under the starry night sky, by the 14th century-styled building, that from above would seem like a huge U. The Uffizi Gallery was a long labyrinth of rooms with breathtaking artwork displayed across the walls in alphabetical order, and Ace Hunt had Read more…

BRANDON LIU

Congratulations to Brandon Liu, winner of the VFW Award for Darien, Connecticut! Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence that, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Read more…